Best Comedy Movies of 1948


Músico, poeta y loco

7.3/10 IMDB

An underaged heiress is sent to a reformatory by her unscrupulous guardians to prevent her from fulfilling the conditions of her father's will. Meanwhile, a street-vendor gets mistaken for an eminent psychologist and is hired to teach at that reformatory.

Starring: Germán Valdés, Meche Barba, Marcelo Chávez, Conchita Gentil Arcos, Maruja Grifell, Beatriz Ramos, Natalia G. Arcos, Ernesto Finance, Rafael Icardo, Chucho Graña ..
Directed by: Humberto Gómez Landero
Release date: 1948-05-08
Best Comedy Movies of 1948 : Pardon My Clutch

Pardon My Clutch

7.7/10 IMDB

The stooge's friend Claude sells them his old lemon of a car so they can take Shemp, who is sick with a toothache, camping. The car won't work and the boys are apparently out a bundle, when a car collector happens on the scene and offers to buy it at a premium. Claude backs out on the deal and gives the stooges their money back, only to discover the "collector" is an escaped lunatic.

Starring: Shemp Howard, Larry Fine, Moe Howard, Matt McHugh, George Lloyd ..
Directed by: Edward Bernds
Release date: 1948-02-26
Best Comedy Movies of 1948 : The Stupor Salesman

The Stupor Salesman

7.4/10 IMDB

Slug McSlug, a notorious bank robber, is chased by police after his latest heist. He reaches his country hideout, where he is promptly visited by an uninvited Daffy Duck, who is a door-to-door vendor of a variety of items.

Starring: Mel Blanc ..
Directed by: Arthur Davis
Release date: 1948-11-19
Best Comedy Movies of 1948 : The Sainted Sisters

The Sainted Sisters

6.9/10 IMDB

Two female con artists from New York City, fleeing the law with loot from their latest scam, hide out in a small Maine town, near the Canadian border. However - the residents of this small town aren't quite as unsophisticated as the girls think they are.

Starring: Veronica Lake, Joan Caulfield, Barry Fitzgerald, George Reeves, William Demarest, Beulah Bondi, Chill Wills, Kathryn Card, Darryl Hickman, Jimmy Hunt ..
Directed by: William D. Russell
Release date: 1948-04-30
Best Comedy Movies of 1948 : The Hot Scots

The Hot Scots

7.9/10 IMDB

The stooges apply for job as 'Yard Men' at Scotland Yard, thinking they'll become detectives, but instead wind up as gardeners. When they learn that detectives are need to guard a Scottish castle where valuables have been disappearing, they masquerades as Scotsmen to get the job. After a spooky night in the castle, the boys expose the servants as the crooks.

Starring: Shemp Howard, Larry Fine, Moe Howard, Herbert Evans, Christine McIntyre, Charles Knight, Theodore Lorch, Clive Morgan ..
Directed by: Edward Bernds
Release date: 1948-07-08
Best Comedy Movies of 1948 : If You Knew Susie

If You Knew Susie

6.3/10 IMDB

In the small town of Brookford, everybody can trace their ancestors back to the Revolutionary War, except Sam and Susie Parker. One day, however, they find a letter written by George Washington that mentions the bravery of a Revolutionary War hero named Parker.

Starring: Eddie Cantor, Joan Davis, Allyn Joslyn, Charles Dingle, Phil Brown, Sheldon Leonard, Joe Sawyer, Douglas Fowley, Margaret Kerry, Dickie Humphreys ..
Directed by: Gordon Douglas
Release date: 1948-02-07
Best Comedy Movies of 1948 : The Dude Goes West

The Dude Goes West

6.9/10 IMDB

Daniel Bone is aiming for success. A Brooklyn gunsmith by trade, he figures the place to be is where the guns are. So off he goes into the West and becomes the foe of the notorious Pecos Kid, the captive of Paiutes, the target in a saloon showdown, and the lone source of the whereabouts of a fabulous gold strike.

Starring: Eddie Albert, Gale Storm, James Gleason, Barton MacLane, Gilbert Roland, Binnie Barnes, Douglas Fowley, Tom Tyler, Harry Hayden, Sarah Padden ..
Directed by: Kurt Neumann
Release date: 1948-05-30

Squareheads of the Round Table

7.8/10 IMDB

Set in Arthurian times, the stooges decide to help their friend Cedric the Blacksmith win the hand of the fair princess Elaine. At night the group sneaks into the castle to serenade Elaine, but pick the wrong window and are caught by the King. Tossed in the dungeon, the boys escape with Cedric's help and manage to foil the plans of the Black Prince who was plotting against the King. All turns out well when the grateful King allows Cedric to marry Elaine.

Starring: Shemp Howard, Larry Fine, Moe Howard, Christine McIntyre, Philip Van Zandt, Jock Mahoney ..
Directed by: Edward Bernds
Release date: 1948-03-04
Best Comedy Movies of 1948 : Spring in Park Lane

Spring in Park Lane

7.0/10 IMDB

Life in the normally tranquil high society home of Joshua Howard is disrupted by the arrival of a mysterious footman in this sparkling British romantic comedy hit. Richard (Michael Wilding) acts like anything but a servant. He has aristocratic airs and graces, an expert knowledge of fine art and can play classical music and boogie-woogie on a grand piano with equal aplomb. And is that an Old Etonian tie he's wearing? Judy (Anna Neagle), is determined to discover Richard's true identity and the reason he's posing as a lowly footman. Bored with the attentions of vain movie stars and eccentric minor nobility, she's captivated by his easy-going charm and ready to fall. But will his scandalous secret come between them and true happiness?

Starring: Anna Neagle, Michael Wilding, Tom Walls, Peter Graves, Marjorie Fielding, Nigel Patrick, G.H. Mulcaster, Josephine Fitzgerald, Lana Morris, Nicholas Phipps ..
Directed by: Herbert Wilcox
Release date: 1948-03-17

A Southern Yankee

6.7/10 IMDB

Red Skelton plays Aubrey Filmore, a feather-brained but lovable bellboy who dreams of becoming an agent for the Union's secret service during the Civil War.

Starring: Red Skelton, Brian Donlevy, Arlene Dahl, George Coulouris, Lloyd Gough, John Ireland, Minor Watson, Charles Dingle, Joyce Compton ..
Directed by: Edward Sedgwick
Release date: 1948-08-05

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